MILFORD, CT. – Shannon’s Fine Art Auctioneers announces their first Online Fine Art Auction of the year, to be held online on Thursday, January 18th at 2:00PM. The sale includes over 125 lots of quality fine art available at approachable prices for collectors at every level.
Among the many gems in this sale is a rare, original Victor Vasarely oil on paper study for “Vasarely Center.” This study is signed and inscribed by the artist and preserved in pristine original condition. Other modern and contemporary highlights include fine prints by Robert Rauschenberg, Joan Miro, Fernand Leger, William Barnett and Francoise Gilot; and paintings by Gerald Johnson, Richard Artschwager, Etienne Roudenko, Helen Gerardia, Ralph Rosenborg and John Rudge.
The sale also features traditional landscape and figurative painting from the 19th century. A highlight from this category is Alexander Loemans Encampment at the Cave. This painting probably depicts the tale of Rip Van Winkle. Also in this category are paintings by Paul Weber, Niels Frederick Schiottz-Jensen, Talbot Hughes, George H. Drew, Parker Mann, George Loring Brown and A.T. Bricher.
Other highlights in the auction include a beautiful realist portrait of a woman reading in a sunny interior by Colombian artist Leovid Silva (est. $2,000-3,000); a traditional, Impressionist landscape filled with color in a desirable 26 x 32 inch size by Leon A. Makielski (est. $1,500-2,500); a charming winter scene of Copley Square by Sam Vokey (est. $1,500-2,500) ; a grouping of quality small works by American realist Henry Martin Gasser (est. $1,000-1,500) and a rare interior scene by American Impressionist Walter Granville Smith (est. $1,500-2,500). There is something for everyone in this auction with most works priced below $5,000.
Previews will be held on weekdays, starting Thursday, January 11th, and continuing through Wednesday, January 17, 2018 (closed weekends). Preview hours are 11-5 eastern time. The auction will start promptly at 2:00PM. All bidding will take place live online through Invaluable.com. Absentee bids can be arranged by request through shannons.com, by contacting the gallery or in-person during the preview.
Shannon’s will be holding a cataloged Fine Art Auction on April 26, 2018 and another Online Fine Art Auction in June. To consign a single piece of artwork, an estate or a collection, you may call them at (203) 877-1711; or, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. To learn more about Shannon’s Fine Art Auctioneers and the Thursday, January 18th auction, please visit www.shannons.com or follow them on social media. Updates are posted frequently.
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About Shannon's Fine Art Auctioneers
Shannon’s Fine Art Auctioneer’s opened in 1997 as Connecticut’s premier fine art auction house. Founded by partners Gene and Mary Anne Shannon, the firm quickly established a reputation for integrity, knowledge of fine art and personalized service. With over 40 years of experience as a fine art dealer and auctioneer, Gene Shannon provides his clients specialist knowledge of American and European 19th and early 20th century paintings and the fine art market.
Shannon's Fine Art Auctioneers